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Southern Cross
Ship: 600 tons
Captain: J G Mordue
Surgeon Superintendent:
Sailed London September 15th 1866 - arrived Wellington January 16th 1867

In 1866 a full-rigged ship of 626 tons,eleven years old, and bearing the same name, was sent out to Wellington with 13 passengers and general cargo. She sailed from London on the 15thSeptember, 1866, and arrived on the 16th January, 1867, under the command of Captain Mordue, the passage occupying 109 days. The voyage was uneventful.
White Wings - Sir Henry Brett

Arrival of the Southern Cross

Name Age Comments
Passengers bound for Wellington
Akers Mr
Hurst Mr
Postan Miss
Snelson Miss H
Passengers bound for Wanganui
Baker Miss
Passengers bound for Nelson
Boundy Mrs
3 children
Passengers bound for Chatham Islands
Boone Mary
Poole Mr D A

Copyright Denise & Peter 2001

Wellington Independent January 17th 1867

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